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CPA Voice: Accounting transformation offers opportunity now

Written on Feb 17, 2022

OSCPA members are ready to navigate the accounting technology environment, but many have yet to adopt the technology tools they need to do so. 

That was one of the takeaways by Donny C. Shimamoto, CPA, CITP, CGMA, founder and managing director of IntrapriseTechKnowlogies LLC, after he was a guest at OSCPA’s October Town Hall session. Shimamoto wrote about his conclusions as the feature story for the January/February issue of CPA Voice

“As an advocate for accounting transformation, this dichotomy is one that I’ve seen many times – people saying that they are ready but haven’t taken action to ensure adoption of the new technologies and business practices needed to embrace this transformation,” he writes. 

The good news, Shimamoto says, is that OSCPA members have a great opportunity to position themselves in the next two years as the AICPA and NASBA implements the CPA Evolution curriculum model. 

“OSCPA is working to build out its accounting transformation curriculum in 2022,” he writes, “and as the Inspiration Architect for the Center for Accounting Transformation (www.improvetheworld.net), I’m pleased to be collaborating with the OSCPA team to bring more transformative programs to Ohio Society members in the coming year.” 

Read this story now to learn more, and while you’re doing so, read the rest of the issue and take the self-assessment exam to earn an hour of complementary CPE credit! 

Did you know that reading CPA Voice can help you satisfy your CPE requirement? No matter your location or the time of day – and even without the benefit of electricity – you can gain CPE credit with each issue. 

Every edition includes a 12-question self-assessment exam covering content from that issue. Receive a grade of 75% or higher and you’ll earn one hour of CPE credit in specialized knowledge. 

Best of all, you can take the exam when and where it’s convenient for you. Exams remain available online – and may be completed for CPE – through the same month of the following year.